The Visual Design Group and Plasma Devs

Mark Gaiser markg85 at
Sat Feb 8 13:25:47 UTC 2014

On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Jens Reuterberg <jens at> wrote:
> Hey everyone!
> Ok you may have heard about us (or not which is cool too). I just wanted to
> make a short introduction here since we will focus on Plasma NEXT for the time
> being and it might be beneficial if you all felt you had a solid way of
> contacting us and knew what we are about.
> The KDE Visual Design Group is not only about getting some of the best
> designers into one organized group - although we do have 9 genius designers
> (From Icon designers, themers, graphics people, animators and illustrators) -
> its about improving the design workflow within the KDE community.
> We will try to take as many design issues as you can possibly throw at us -
> post them publicly (or not if you prefer) and either, if we take them as a
> group, say so and post our suggestions for community input or post them for
> community designers to pick them up and "claim them" or post suggestions and
> fixes.
> Our job will be to get you in contact with designers and get designers from
> the community in contact with the right devs.
> Our "base of operations" will be the KDE forums. I know you guys prefer the
> mailing lists but the forums are public, open and accessible in a way a
> mailing list isn't. To that end if you contact me (Jens Reuterberg,
> jens at - or Jens Reuterberg on Google Plus - or jensreuterberg at the
> KDE forums) any time of day, any day of the week - I will repost your request
> in the forums per your instructions given.
> I will make certain it either gets picked up - or that it gets more and more
> attention until it does. Thats my promise to you guys: that no design issue
> will be left hanging or that any designer will feel "left out".
> Do you need a fancy launch page for your project? A logo? An Icon? Layout help
> to better fit the design specs for Plasma Next? Some design, illustration or
> Copywriter help for your press-kit? All these and more is what we will do our
> utmost to fix.
> /Jens

Hi Jens,

That is truly awesome!
I think i will submit a request for my Accretion project sometime :)

Where in the forums can we find you for specific design questions/requests?
KDE Development -> Interface & Design?

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